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Something for everyone in libraries these days

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Campbelltown City Libraries during the 50th annual Library and Information Week May 21-27.  Library and Information Week started in 1968 and gives libraries and information services the chance to showcase their resources, facilities events and services to the community. The theme for this year’s event, sponsored by Booktopia, is Find Yourself in a Library. Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, said Library and Information Week was a great opportunity for residents of all ages to discover, or rediscover, the services and resources available at their local library. “Libraries have changed a lot since… Read more »

If you want to perform at Fisher’s Gig do the heats first

Calling Macarthur’s young musicians – expressions of interest are open for the annual Fisher’s Gig heats competition. Yes, it’s already that time of the year again and Campbelltown City Council is seeking expressions of interest from bands and solo performers to take part in the heats, to be held on Saturday, July 28. The audience and judges will vote to determine which performers will perform in Fisher’s Gig during the Festival of Fisher’s Ghost on Saturday, November 4. The competition is open to performers aged 12 to 24, who must live, work or study in the Macarthur region. Mayor of… Read more »

It’s all happening in Macarthur for Mother’s Day

It’s all happening in Macarthur for Mother’s Day

A host of Mothers’ Day activities will take place across the Macarthur region next weekend (May 12-13) with locals and those from further afield heading to the historic region’s farms, restaurants, theatres and inns. From 11am to 3pm on Sunday, May 13, Australia’s oldest farm – Belgenny Farm in Camden – will be abuzz with market stalls, historical tours, live entertainment, food trucks, pony rides, face painting and a petting zoo. This year, a beer garden will also be on offer as part of the Family Fun Day for the first time. Established by Elizabeth Macarthur – one of Australia’s… Read more »

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Greg Percival library in Ingleburn.

Something for everyone in libraries these days

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Campbelltown City Libraries during the 50th annual Library and Information Week May 21-27.  Library and Information Week started in 1968 and gives libraries and information services the chance to showcase their resources, facilities events and services to the community. The theme for thisRead more »

Belgenny Farm

It’s all happening in Macarthur for Mother’s Day

A host of Mothers’ Day activities will take place across the Macarthur region next weekend (May 12-13) with locals and those from further afield heading to the historic region’s farms, restaurants, theatres and inns. From 11am to 3pm on Sunday, May 13, Australia’s oldest farm – Belgenny Farm in CamdenRead more »

Dion Forrester and Jonathan Lindsay-Tjapaltjarri Hermawan who perform together as Apakatjah.

Apakatjah: duo to bring their desert sounds to Campbelltown

A Central Australian musical duo are bringing their desert sounds to Campbelltown. Apakatjah – Dion Forrester and Jonathan Lindsay-Tjapaltjarri Hermawan – weave a reflection of their blended cultures with a  wide range of musical influences that includes Aboriginal desert reggae like Tjupi Band, old school metal like Iron Maiden andRead more »

Robbie Minns will be one of several academy golfers available to offer some tips.

Academy golf day feature: young guns coaching beginners

Funds raised from the annual golf day of South West Sydney Academy of Sport ensure all of their athletes get every opportunity to reach the top of their chosen sport. But members of the academy’s golf program also help make the golf day more than just a great networking event.Read more »

Moana will be screened at Willowdale's community entertainment night on Saturday, April 28.

Meet your neighbours at free community entertainment night

A night of free family fun, including outdoor movie screening and children’s entertainment, will be on offer at Willowdale in Denham Court on Saturday, 28 April. The event, which will be held at Willowdale Park Amphitheatre on Jamboree Avenue, will start at 4pm with a range of children’s entertainment includingRead more »

A couple of Airds Bradbury men's shed members during a recent activity,

Pat on the back for men’s shed having a go

Airds Bradbury Men’s Shed will use its latest government grant for the purchase of soil, plants, shade cloth, sleepers, a concrete pad, a garden mulcher and CCTV 8-channel recording with eight cameras. The Shed successfully applied for a grant of $3,775 from the Turnbull Government under the government’s National ShedRead more »

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Online shopping: seniors will learn how to master the internet

A free beginners’ course for seniors to safely make financial transactions online will be held at Narellan Library next month. The Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to Online Shopping course will show participants how to make purchases, bank and pay bills online. “Modern technology makes it possible for you toRead more »

Disability Macarthur charity golf day is on Thursday, April 12 at Camden Lakeside.

Play a round of golf and help Disability Macarthur

For the past 30 years Disability Macarthur has been providing services to hundreds of local families, carers and individuals living with a disability. Disability Macarthur has been able to help because of the support it receives from the community. It is one of the most popular charities in the MacarthurRead more »

ABG Egg Hunt is on this Saturday

Botanic garden perfect for an Easter egg hunt

Celebrate Easter with the family this year at The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan’s Easter adventure, The Great ABG Egg Hunt. Get your bunny ears on and baskets ready Western Sydney, The Great ABG Egg Hunt is set to return for the third year. Little ones will be able toRead more »

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